NameElizabeth Sophia WESTON
Birth16 Jun 1808, St. Mary Magdalene, Bermondsey, London, England
Baptism31 Jul 1808
Death7 Feb 1856, St. German’s Terrace, Blackheath, Kent
BurialNunhead Cemetery, Southwark, Surrey.
Spouses
Birth1797, Wapping, London, England
DeathDec 1876, Hastings, Sussex, England
FatherFrancis WALTON (1758-1839)
MotherKitty COCK (1771-1852)
Marriage27 Apr 1837, Lewisham, Kent
Notes for Elizabeth Sophia WESTON
Parish records St. Mary Magdalen, Bermondsey, Southwark
Born June 16 baptised July 31, 1808 Elizabeth Sophia daughter of John and Ann Philippa Weston, father is an oil man, address Bermondsey Street.

Death date and location and burial site from Yvonne Walton.
Notes for Francis (Spouse 1)
From a family member.

Parish records Saint Mary Lewisham, Middlesex. [The family records say Lewisham Kent]
Francis Walton of the parish of St. John Wapping a bachelor and Elizabeth Sophia Weston a Spinster were married in this church by licence this twenty seventh day of April in the year one Thousand eight Hundred and thirtyseven by me H. Legge? Vicar in the Presence of William Oliver, Caroline Oliver and George Oliver. [a Caroline Oliver would become a future sister in law, as she married Francis’s bother William in 1851. Could this be the same Caroline Oliver?]

In the 1841 census No. 283 Wapping Street civil parish of St John Wapping, Ossulstone hundred (Tower division) Middlesex, Stepney registration district, Shadwell and Wapping subdistrict. Francis Walton, Age 40, Sailmaker, born in county. Elizabeth Walton, age 30, born in county. 2 servants including a Sarah Woodbridge.

In the Post Office Directory 1845
Francis Walton, ship chandler and sailmaker, 283 Wapping

London England Electoral Registers
Mile End Polling District Francis Walton, 283 Wapping, four freehold houses, 140, 141, 142, 143 Ratcliff-highway

In the 1851 census No 6 St. Germaine? Terrace, Kidbrooke, Kent, registration district Lewisham, sub district Lee. Head, Francis Walton, married, age 54, Sailmaker, born Wapping Middlesex. Wife E. S. Walton, age 42, born Bermondsey. 2 servants Harriet Woodbridge and Hariett? Ollie?

In the 1861 census St Germain? Terrace? Kidbrooke, Kent, registration district Lewisham, sub district Lee.
Head, Francis Walton, age 64, Widower, Cape Merchant, born London. 2 servants including Harriett Woodbridge.
[From a Yvonne Walton: Steam ships having just replaced sail, he had a career change and was now a merchant dealing with the south African Trade. ie. Cape Merchant = Cape of Good Hope, South Africa.]

In the 1871 census 6 St. Germans Terrace Kidbrooke, Kent, Woolwich district, Charlton sub district. Head, Francis Walton Widower, age 74, retired merchant, born London, Middlesex. 2 servants

In the October to December 1876 death index Francis Walton, age 80, Hastings district, Sussex, volume 2b page 21
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